Cmake update patch for dbus master

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Sat Feb 6 02:19:33 PST 2010

Em Sábado 6. Fevereiro 2010, às 09.48.09, Christian Ehrlicher escreveu:
> Romain Pokrzywka schrieb:
> >> Because this feature is configurable on configure time i would not
> >> remove it - peoples build chain may depends on this feature.
> > 
> > I understand. But let met argue with that : it's only a change on
> > windows, only for 1.3.x, and it may only affect packagers (which is only
> > emerge afaik) and a few others who use dbus-daemond.exe explicitely. The
> > basic developer who just wants his single build won't even notice the
> > change. Plus dbus 1.3.x is not an official stable release, so there's
> > nothing really preventing us to do it. So why not take the opportunity
> > to make that change now while it's still not a big decision ? I can even
> > take care of adjusting the emerge packages if that helps ;)
> > 
> > Again, I really think this option doesn't make sense, and even so, its
> > default value triggers the wrong behavior, ie. by default people get the
> > d postfix for the executables when they don't specify otherwise. IMHO at
> > the very least this should be the other way around, that people
> > explicitely have to enable it to get the debug postfixes on the
> > executables.
> > 
> > You could argue that it's only a matter of naming so why bother, but
> > unfortunately it's not: there are places where you do start dbus-daemon
> > from the code, like dbus-launcher, and we have similar code in KDE as
> > well. I guess you see the problem: all of a sudden you have to check if
> > dbus-daemon.exe exists, and if not try dbus-daemond.exe... This is a
> > real can of worms, bound to be breaking as soon as somebody adds such
> > code, and for no real benefit in the end.
> > 
> > I hope that'll convince you to change you mind ;)
> The whole thing was added because Saro wanted to have two running kde
> instances on his system. A release and a debug one. This isn't possible
> with only one dbus-daemon.
> I really wonder whats wrong with the name dbus-daemond.exe. It worked
> since nearly one year and nobody every complained about it... no user
> will ever see a dbus-daemond.exe and the devs are able to have two
> running kde instances on windows.
> But feel free to do what you want - kdab did it the last years so it
> doesn't matter anyway.

Why do you want to run a debug-mode version of the daemon?

How often do you need or even try to debug into the daemon, when debugging 
issues in other apps?

Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) - thiago (AT)
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